Nomura believes high consumer debt and a shaky housing market puts the country at risk of a bigger-than-expected economic contraction.
The aged care home at the centre of a horror 2020 coronavirus outbreak that killed 45 residents has been charged with workplace safety breaches.
WA has recorded no new COVID deaths for the second straight day but the number of active cases has again surpassed 30,000.
Rebecca Le May
WA’s nation-leading vaccination rates weaken the case for reintroducing mask mandates in response to rising COVID strains across the country, according to Acting Premier Roger Cook.
WorkSafe Victoria has charged St Basil's Homes for the Aged with nine breaches of occupational health and safety law over its COVID-19 management.
Cassandra Morgan and Karen Sweeney
As Australia exceeds the 10,000 deaths mark, an epidemiologist has challenged thinking on easing COVID-19 public health measures.
A patient going into anaphylactic shock from a flu shot is scary for a doctor but a new study says they sometimes over-diagnose when it is a severe reaction.
Australia will lift all COVID-19 restrictions at its international borders from midnight on Wednesday.
WA has today recorded 4390 new cases of COVID-19, as Australia surpassed a truly awful pandemic milestone.
Kate Purnell with agencies
Australia's pandemic death toll has tipped past the grim milestone of 10,000 fatalities, as the country prepares to lift all border restrictions.
Cassandra Morgan and Jack Gramenz
The State’s top health official is warning West Australians they could soon need to test themselves for reinfection a month after catching COVID — not the 12 weeks health authorities currently advise.
Borders are open and life feels back to normal but the pandemic — while better managed — is not in retreat. Find out why reinfection is the new risk and how Omicron is actually protecting us from other strains.
UK health officials have urged partygoers feeling unwell or showing monkeypox symptoms not to attend a 50th birthday celebration of London's Pride parade.
The Victorian government has made a call on the future of mask rules in the state amid thousands of daily Covid-19 cases.
The State has recorded three historic COVID-19 deaths overnight and another drop in positive cases, while 10 people remain in intensive care with the virus.
Australia is approaching 10,000 COVID-19 related deaths, with renewed calls to increase vaccine booster rates and mask mandates being discussed.
The World Health Organisation has called on governments in Europe to ramp up efforts to curb the spread of monkeypox.
New coronavirus cases across the UK have surged by more than 30 per cent in the last week.
A chief health officer has signalled a possible return of mask mandates as Australia battles a resurgence of Covid cases.
A steady decline in coronavirus deaths has prompted Russian authorities to end all restrictions to combat the spread of the virus.
Ten people remained in intensive care overnight with COVID-19 as the number of new cases recorded in WA continued its downward trend.
Would-be travellers have been left in limbo and furious at Perth Airport after being shunted from a Jetstar flight bound for Melbourne, with some fretting they’ll miss out on important family events.
Doctors across Australia have criticised the Labor Government for failing its first pandemic response test by refusing to extend telehealth services as health systems struggle, particularly in WA.
A parliamentary commission has criticised Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen over an illegal order to cull millions of mink because of COVID-19 fears.
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